Monthly Archives: April 2016

Scotland and the Flemish People Conference, 16-17 June

The purpose of this blog posting is to share with readers the draft programme for the  conference that will take place in St Andrews on 16 and 17 June 2016.  There may still be some changes to the programme but it is … Continue reading

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Leisure, pleasure and recreation

This posting is the fifth in the series on themes that will be addressed at a conference held in St. Andrews on June 16 and 17 this year. While much of the historical analysis of the relationship between Flanders and … Continue reading

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Politics, diplomacy and commerce

This posting is the fourth in the series on themes that will be addressed at a conference held in St. Andrews on June 16 and 17 this year.   The relationship between Scotland and Flanders in the medieval period had many … Continue reading

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The Flemings of Biggar and Cumbernauld

This posting is the third in the series on themes that will be addressed at a conference held in St. Andrews on June 16 and 17 this year.  The Fleming family of Biggar and Cumbernauld became an important baronial family … Continue reading

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When and How the Flemish came to Scotland

This posting is the second in the blog series on themes that will be addressed at the June 2016 conference in St. Andrews.  One session, described below, will examine the movement to Scotland of the Flemish—the aristocratic Flemings as well … Continue reading

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